Developing an Effective Governance Structure that Engages Top Leadership’s Sponsorship and Oversight.

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Every individual in an organization contributes to its culture and is responsible for promoting inclusion and belonging. However, governing bodies hold organizations accountable to their DEI goals and are instrumental in creating the organization’s DEI strategy.

looks_oneClarify purpose, decision-making scope, membership, roles, and responsibilities

Senior leadership should be involved in crafting the vision, mission, and strategy for the DEI governing body (often a committee or council). Leadership involvement at this stage increases ownership and helps secure leadership commitment throughout.


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